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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPI/APEI: Clear GHES block_status before panic()
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On Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:24:47 PM CET Borislav Petkov wrote:
> + James.
>
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 11:50:52AM -0500, David Arcari wrote:
> > From: Lenny Szubowicz <lszubowi@redhat.com>
> >
> > In __ghes_panic() clear the block status in the APEI generic
> > error status block for that generic hardware error source before
> > calling panic() to prevent a second panic() in the crash kernel
> > for exactly the same fatal error.
> >
> > Otherwise ghes_probe(), running in the crash kernel, would see
> > an unhandled error in the APEI generic error status block and
> > panic again, thereby precluding any crash dump.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Lenny Szubowicz <lszubowi@redhat.com>
> > Signed-off-by: David Arcari <darcari@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@rjwysocki.net>
> > Cc: Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>
> > Cc: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>
> > Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
> > Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
> > Cc: Alexandru Gagniuc <mr.nuke.me@gmail.com>
> > Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> > ---
> > drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c | 2 ++
> > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c b/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
> > index 02c6fd9..f008ba7 100644
> > --- a/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
> > +++ b/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
> > @@ -691,6 +691,8 @@ static void __ghes_panic(struct ghes *ghes)
> > {
> > __ghes_print_estatus(KERN_EMERG, ghes->generic, ghes->estatus);
> >
> > + ghes_clear_estatus(ghes);
> > +
> > /* reboot to log the error! */
> > if (!panic_timeout)
> > panic_timeout = ghes_panic_timeout;
>
> Acked-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>

Patch applied, thanks!

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